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run-time system

run-time system in Technology
programming
(RTS, run-time support, run-time) Library code and processes which support software written in a particular language running on a particular platform. The RTS typically deals with details of the interface between the program and the operating system such as system calls, program start-up and termination, and memory management.
(1999-07-26)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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